Weekend Editor

Newsweek, New York, New York

Date PostedFebruary 07, 2019
IndustryDigital Media
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified

Role Description:


Newsweek is seeking a full-time editor to lead our weekend coverage. The weekend editor works Thursday through Sunday either in our New York office or remotely. We’re looking for an editor who can edit quickly and cleanly, oversee a team of writers, manage the homepage and assign stories.


The weekend editor should be well versed in multiple topics, including politics, science, world news and any type of breaking news. On weekends you are Newsweek’s leader and director of all coverage. You are responsible for ensuring high-quality coverage that is accurate, fair, and conforms to accepted standards of journalism.


Role Responsibilities:


The Newsweek Weekend Editor:

  • Editing multiple stories a day across multiple beats and topics

  • Working quickly, yet accurately, to assign breaking news coverage and edit/publish the stories

  • Spotting trends and developing fresh angles for coverage

  • Ability to manage a team of writers and help them grow as reporters

  • Follow AP Style

  • Forward planning for known news events


Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Previous online editing experience

  • Knowledge and experience with SEO and online journalism

  • Flexible hours


If interested, please send your resume, cover letter to William Mansell at w.mansell@newsweek.com  

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